Gilana Vagga, aka: Gilāna-vagga; 2 Definition(s)


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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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1. Gilana Vagga - The thirteenth chapter of the Pancaka Nipata of the Anguttara Nikaya (A.iii.142-7).

2. Gilana Vagga - The eighth chapter of the Salayatana Samyutta. S.iv.46-53.

3. Gilana Vagga - The second chapter of the Bojjhanga Samyutta. S.v.78.83.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Gilāna, (adj.) (Sk. glāna, glā to fade, wither, be exhausted, expld suitably by “hāsa-kkhaya” at Dhtp 439) sick, ill Vin.I, 51, 53, 61, 92, 142 sq., 176, 302 sq.; II, 165, 227 sq.; IV, 88, etc.; S.V, 80, 81 (bāḷha° very ill); A.I, 120=Pug.27; A.III, 38, 143 sq.; IV, 333; V, 72 sq.; J.I, 150; II, 395; III, 392; PvA.14; VvA.76.

—ālaya pretence of illness J.VI, 262. —upaṭṭhāka (f.—ī) one who attends to the sick Vin.I, 92, 121 sq.; 142 sq.; 161, 303, A.I, 26; III, 143 sq.;—°bhatta food for the attendant or nurse Vin.I, 292 sq.; —upaṭṭhāna tending or nursing the sick D.III, 191; —paccaya support or help for the sick PvA.144; usually with °bhesajja medicine for the sick in freq. formula of cīvarapiṇḍapāta° (the requisites of the bhikkhu): see cīvara; —pucchaka one who asks (i.e. enquires after) the sick Vin.IV, 88=115, 118; —bhatta food for the sick Vin.I, 142 sq.; 292 sq.; 303; Vism.66. —bhesajja medicine Vin.I, 292 sq.; —sālā a hall for the sick, hospital S.IV, 210; A.III, 142; Vism.259. (Page 251)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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